Senior Product Manager, Shipping Senior Product Manager, Shipping …

S&P Global
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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S&P Global
in Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Permanent, Full time
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Senior Product Manager, Shipping
JobDescription :
The Role: Senior Product Manager, Shipping - Product Development & Management
We are seeking a Senior Product Manager who will play a substantial role in creating and executing a customer-centric product roadmap for the Shipping Service in the S&P Global Platts business which is one of the fastest growing areas of the Platts product portfolio. This includes the development of our digital product offerings using Agile methodology and the delivery of products which bring tangible value to our customers across our platform including - web, mobile apps and data feeds. The role will oversee and drive product development related to the Shipping Service on our Platts Platform.

Grade Level (internal purpose): 11

The Team:
As part of the Crude and Shipping team you will help drive alignment with stakeholders in content, technology, sales, marketing, operations and the broader product management group to:
  • Assess and size market opportunities to feed into the product strategy
  • Support go-to-market activities once the product(s) are launched to ensure successful commercial outcomes/adoption
  • Support product positioning by developing and delivering thought leadership through marketing activities, conference participation, customer engagement and showcasing our deep analytical capabilities in the commodity shipping
  • Identify and help resolve data and operational workflows impeding the digitization of content into the platform and for commercial use as market data

The Opportunity:
Platts creates over 10,000 daily assessments used for 1,500+ cleared financial instruments that transact in excess of $10 billion every day. We stream over 20,000 bids, offers and trades a month from more than 450 of the top commodity trading companies globally. Furthermore we create market moving news and insights every day. We serve a critical role by providing price transparency and market commentary to the global commodity markets.
The role offers unrivalled exposure to global commodity markets, a unique perspective on the value of marine freight and fuel news, prices, analytics and data across all global regions, and the ability to shape and build how the commodity shipping information market evolves to ultimately drive revenue by meeting the needs of our customers.

Core Focus: Lead Shipping Product Development
Strategic responsibilities:
  • Interact with existing clients and market participants to solicit product feedback, determine industry trends/pain points and create product roadmap to ensure client and market needs for Shipping content and tools are met
  • Lead internal and external product roadmap around Shipping, present future enhancements to senior management and advocate for resources utilizing S&P Global Platts' proprietary internal resource allocation techniques
  • Deliver strategic plan that enables long term success of Shipping news, prices, analysis through a variety of delivery mechanisms
  • Work with the Crude and Shipping team and other commodities to support the identification of new datasets, features and markets to ensure broader cross selling among various Platts products
Working responsibilities:
  • Define success metrics and use data to drive decision-making and present both financial and technical points of view to c-suite
  • Write effective user stories and act as Project and Product Owner when required to provide the business vision and direction to Agile developments teams
  • Create, maintain and prioritise product backlog according to business value and/or ROI
  • Transition and evolve existing Shipping product portfolio from legacy delivery mechanism into our single technology platform as well as other delivery mechanisms such as mobile and data feeds
  • Develop and execute on Go To Market plans for product rollout/launches
  • Engage with customers and analyse customer feedback and product usage in order to feedback implications to overall product roadmap
  • Work closely with all stakeholders and commercial organisation to identify opportunities and agree on sales plans

About you: Qualifications
Being held accountable for execution, tangible deliverables and measurable success are common in your past. You are able to demonstrate experience of successful delivery on scope, in time, and on budget.

Core qualifications:
  • 3+ years product management experience preferably at a commodity information company with Oil and Shipping/Marine as a focus; Fundamental understanding of commodity transportation market, industry experience a bonus
  • Strong customer mind set with demonstrated ability to engage directly and honestly with customers on all issues and deliver positive experience by creating a partnership mentality
  • Proven track record of creating product roadmaps and executing against these roadmaps
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrable experience with business change, designing and executing complex, business critical, processes into an established environment
  • High technical literacy with real time delivery platforms and toolsets with understanding of core solution differences
  • Experience with both Agile Scrum and Lean methodologies
  • 'Tech' Savvy

Key qualifications:
  • Prioritisation and partnership management skills with ability to back decisions with conviction and data whilst balancing corporate needs of both us and our partners
  • Diplomacy and tenacity when managing and communicating with stakeholders at all levels of business from Sales to Technology alongside a firm ability to assume positive intent
  • Champion tangible delivery to avoid "boiling the ocean" whilst still getting stuff done

S&P Global Platts
At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We're the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.
S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer committed to making all employment decisions without regard to race/ethnicity, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status (including domestic partnerships and civil unions), sexual orientation, military veteran status, unemployment status, or other legally protected categories, subject to applicable law.